Tag Archives: BBC

“PINGATE”

You know that feeling you get when you hear via Twitter that something odd has happened on RTÉ and you almost wish that you had been watching Ryan Tubridy on a Friday night or that other fella O’Connor ona Saturday … Continue reading

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“Je Suis A Lazy Irish C***”

Can it really be true that BBC presenter threw a punch at his producer and called him a “lazy Irish cxxx”? Surely most people would have a problem with THAT word. And surely it is racist to refer to a … Continue reading

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Believing (Some) Victims Of Abuse?

Disappointingly, there is still no mention on Slugger O’Toole that “Prince Andrew” has been mentioned in New York Courts in a civil action involving under-age sex. You might say…whats the connexion to Norn Iron? And I would say that the … Continue reading

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How Journalism Works?

So the Phone Hacking Trial started last week. A couple of journos have already decided to plead guilty. But interestingly the Trial revealed today that the two star defendants Rebekkah Brooks and Andy Coulson were having an affair for six … Continue reading

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A Touch Of Frost

David Frost 74….hmmm. I actually remember That Was The Week That Was. I suppose I was 11 years old. It was late night Saturday viewing and as I recall “open ended”. Live TV certainly. A stock company which included singers … Continue reading

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Alan Whicker Dies

TV Reporter Alan Whicker has died aged. He was eighty seven. Best remembered for the ” Whickers World” series which concentrated too much on the lifestyles of the rich and famous…much parodied in style. Indeed Monty Python did the spoof … Continue reading

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Stuart Hall Jailed

Stuart Hall, for five decades the voice of the BBC in Manchester has been sent to prison for fifteen months for abusing young girls. Now in his eighties,the light sentence reflects his age. Yet it sends out a signal to … Continue reading

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